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Admissions

How to apply for the program?

Enrol for the distance learning program by using the following link: http://ngasce.force.com/nmLogin_New?type=registration

What are the eligibility for the Master of Business Administration (Working Executive) program?

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from recognised Universities with minimum 50% and minimum 2 years of Work Experience.
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from recognised Universities with minimum 50% and Post-Graduation / Professional Degree with minimum 50% and minimum 1 year of Work Experience.

What is the eligibility for the M.Sc. Applied Finance program?

Bachelor’s degree from any recognised university

OR

Candidates with two years of work experience

What are the eligibility criteria for Professional programs?

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University or an equivalent degree recognised by AIU

OR

H.S.C plus 2 years of work experience

OR

S.S.C plus 3 years of Diploma recognised by AICTE and 2 years of work experience.

What are the eligibility criteria for PG diploma programs?

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognised University or an equivalent degree recognised by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with minimum 50% marks at Graduation Level.
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from any recognised University or equivalent degree recognised by Association of Indian Universities (AIU) with less than 50% marks at Graduation level and a minimum of 2 years of work experience.

Check the following link to check various PG diploma programs.

http://distance.nmims.edu/program/post-graduate-diploma-programs

What is the eligibility criteria for Diploma programs?

Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognised University or an equivalent degree recognised by AIU
OR
H.S.C plus 2 years of work experience
OR
S.S.C plus 3 years of Diploma recognised by AICTE and 2 years of work experience

Check the following link to check various Diploma programs.

http://distance.nmims.edu/program/diploma-programs

What is the eligibility criteria for Certificate programs?

H.S.C OR S.S.C plus 2 years of work experience

Click on the below link for detailed information

http://distance.nmims.edu/program/certificate-programs

What are the documents required for enrolling into a MSC Applied Finance programs with NMIMS Online? Below link provides you with detailed information on document requirements

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What are the documents required for enrolling into a PG Diploma program with NMIMS Online?

Below link provides you with detailed information on document requirements

http://distance.nmims.edu/admission-process.html#Eligibility-Criteria

What are the documents required for enrolling into Diploma program with NMIMS Online?

Below link provides you with detailed information on document requirements

http://distance.nmims.edu/admission-process.html#Eligibility-Criteria

What are the documents required for enrolling into Certificate programs with NMIMS Online?

The documents required as per eligibility criteria

http://distance.nmims.edu/admission-process.html#Eligibility-Criteria

Where do the documents need to be submitted?

The admission document needs to be attached and submitted at your authorised enrolment partner to complete your admission procedure.

Does NGASCE- NMIMS provide dual specialisation?

We offer the choice of dual specialisation in our MBA (WX) program

https://distance.nmims.edu/programs/mba-working-executive/

 

Can I pursue more than one course simultaneously from NMIMS Online?

Students who are enrolled in a Certificate Program can simultaneously pursue another Certificate, Diploma or PG Diploma Program. However, students can only pursue two programs at the same time, from NMIMS Online.

I have completed my Diploma /PG Diploma program am I eligible to take another Diploma /PG Diploma program?

Yes, Lateral entry will be possible, below link provides more insight on lateral entry process:

http://distance.nmims.edu/lateral-admissions-or-upgradation.html#Overview

How to change the program?

Students requesting for Program Change will have to click the checkbox “Program Change” at the time of Online Re-registration process, provide the details asked and pay the applicable fees and for Offline in the form of Demand Draft at the Authorised Enrolment Partner. Once the program is changed the student will be issued a new Identity Card with the updated Program name and applicable study material.

What is the fee structure for the Programs?

For the fee structure for the Programs check the below link:

http://distance.nmims.edu/admission-process.html#Fee-Structure

What is a Regional office/Learning center of NMIMS Online?

To ensure quality in our Academic delivery, NMIMS Online has set up its own University Regional Office across 7 major locations of India, [Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune and Ahmedabad]. These Centre’s are NMIMSs’ own Centre’s having state of art infrastructure to deliver quality education. These Centre’s also act as a local point of contact for students within that area to facilitate student support services. Our University Regional Office is one of our biggest differentiators in Distance Learning Space.

Check the Link to find the information on regional offices of NMIMS:

http://distance.nmims.edu/centers.html#Learning-Center

What is an Authorised Enrolment Partner/ Information Center

Authorised Enrolment Partner/ Information centre (IC) means a Centre set up for Student support and their services include administration, coordination and follow up with students for Admissions, Academic deliverables, Exams, queries, and concerns. As stipulated by the Institution and based on which it is authorised by the Institution for the purpose of advising, for rendering any assistance or related services, required by the students of the Institution who have been admitted by the Institution in its Distance and Online Education Programs which will not include teaching, examination, and assessment.

Check the Link to find the Authorised enrolment partner near you:

http://distance.nmims.edu/centers.html

Will Authorised Enrolment Partner be involved in any academic process?

No, Authorised Enrolment Partner will not be in charge of any academic process. Authorised Enrolment Partner is not authorised to collect any additional fees from the students for NMIMS programs. Any personal dealing with Authorised Enrolment Partner will be at the student’s risk

Can I change the Authorised Enrolment Partner?

Student can request for a change of Authorised Enrolment Partner only at the time of Re-registration. Students are not allowed to change the Authorised Enrolment Partner in between the Semester. Students will have to pay the Authorised Enrolment Partner Change Fee as prescribed by the University from time to time along with the No Objection letter from Authorised Enrolment Partner he/she is attached with. University discourages the Change of Authorised Enrolment Partner within the city under any circumstances.

How to change the Authorised Enrolment Partner?

Student requesting for Inter-City Authorised Enrolment Partner change will have to click the checkbox “Change Authorised Enrolment Partner/IC” at the time of Online Re-registration and provide the details asked and pay the applicable fees as prescribed by the University from time to time either online on the School’s website or Offline in the form of Demand Draft at the Authorised Enrolment Partner along with Re-registration fee. Once the Authorised Enrolment Partner is changed the student will be issued with the New Identity Card with the name of the New Authorised Enrolment Partner.

Do I need to pay any additional fee to change my Authorised Enrolment Partner?

Yes, you will have to pay a partner location change fee of Rs.2500/- which will be added to your Semester fee while filling up the re-registration form.

Can I change my name after taking admission for the online and distance learning programs?

You can change your name after taking admission for our online and distance learning programs. You will be required to apply for name change by applying for service request via your student zone portal. You will be required to upload the photo id proof in the First & Last Name order or marriage affidavit as the case may be. Kindly note there are no charges in case you wish to change your name

Can I change my date of birth after taking admission for our distance learning programs?

Students can change their date of birth after taking admission for our distance learning programs. Students can change their date of birth via the service request link tab which is updated in your student zone portal. Students are required to upload their SSC mark sheet or any valid proof of birth.

Can I change/correct my registered e-mail id?

If you have updated your e-mail id incorrectly at the time of your admission or if you want to change your email ID, you need to inform us about the same with the below supporting documents.

Billing address proof copy as updated in our system & record

Government ID card proof

On verification of the above documents, the e-mail id will be updated in our system & you will be able to login to your student zone portal successfully.

What is Re-registration?

Re-registration is a process where a student pursuing a course with NMIMS Online registers for the next semester. Students who have paid annual or full fees will also have to re-register to the subsequent semester in order to activate the semester access

How to re-register?

Re-registration for particular semesters can be done from the following link:

http://ngasce.force.com/nmLogin_New?type=reregistration.

Follow the steps in the form to complete the re-registration.

Can I still re-register in case I haven’t cleared a particular semester?

Yes, students can re-register for prospective semesters irrespective of the number of Courses passed in the previous semester/s as per the dates announced by the University from time to time.

Do I need to submit and fill the re-registration form to the authorised Centre since I have made payment for re-registration?

It is mandatory for students to fill and submit the re-registration form to their Authorised Centre so that the course material applicable for your semester can be issued to you.

Can I change the Specialisation selected by me?

Students requesting for Program Change will have to click the checkbox “Program Change” at the time of Online Re-registration and provide the details asked and pay the applicable fees as prescribed by the University from time to time either Online on the School’s website or Offline in the form of Demand Draft at the Authorised Enrolment Partner. Once the program is changed the student will be issued a new Identity Card with the updated Program name.

What is the exit policy?

Students who have taken admission to Post Graduate Diploma Program but want to discontinue after completion of one year have to follow the following policies and procedures:

Policies:

1. Post Graduate Diploma Students can discontinue the Program on successful completion of all the courses of semester I and Semester II, after the approval is received from the University.

2. Such students will then be awarded with a Diploma in General Management.

3. Students who have already taken admission in the Semester III and/or Semester IV will not be refunded any fees if they apply for discontinuation of the Program.

Procedures (Under Admissions):

1. The student who wants to discontinue the program has to submit an application at the Authorised Enrolment Partner.

2. After the approval is received from the University the student will be awarded with Diploma in General Management.

Can a student extend program validity?

Students can extend the validity of their registration only in continuation with the existing validity of the program for which they are registered:

Diploma Program – 6 months

Post Graduate Diploma Program – 1 year (at a time only by 6 months)

Post Graduate Diploma program (Lateral Admission) – 6 months

Professional Programs – Validity can be extended only for 6 months

Masters Programs – Validity extension is not available.

Students who have registered for all the Semesters are only eligible for an extension of validity.

Fees for extension of validity of the program will be then existing 50% of the tuition fees applicable for the program

Please apply for an extension of validity within 2 months from the expiry of the validity period.

University does not offer any refund policy; Fees once paid towards the extension of validity will not be refunded under any circumstances

How to get validity extension?

To extend the validity use the following link:

http://ngasce.force.com/ApplyForValidityExtension

What is the procedure for admission cancellation?

Students are requested to kindly fill & submit the original cancellation form with your ID card and original fee receipt to your authorised enrolment partner (mention the centre name) for initiating the cancellation process. Kindly note there is a process timeline of 28 days for the cancellation refund cheque to be issued to you after deduction of administrative charges & study kit charges in case the same has been issued to you. The process of cancellation has to be initiated by a set date for admission cancellation provided by the university.

How can I get a Bonafide certificate?

You need to raise a service request for Bonafide, follow the path to raise a request:

Log in to student zone-> Student support-> service request-> select issuance of Bonafide.

Enter in the required information for the document and make the appropriate payments towards issuing the Bonafide certificates.

Academics

What Academic help will I receive after registering for the program?

After registering for any program with NMIMS Online, a student will receive Self Learning Material (semester wise), access to our online digital library, course presentation, access to recordings of online live sessions, session presentations and any additional reading material as shared by faculty if any.

How are the programs delivered at NMIMS Online?

NMIMS Online follows a blended model of academic delivery. It involves conducting live, online sessions, Personal Contact Program, lecture presentations, providing learning resources like books, session plan and recordings of online sessions

What learning resources will I receive after registering for the program?

After registering for any program with NMIMS Online, a student will receive Self Learning Material (semester wise), access to our online digital library, course presentation, access to recordings of online live sessions, session presentations and any additional reading material as shared by faculty.

What is the benefit of attending the online sessions?

Online lectures cover the learning of the entire course content as per session plan. Faculty’s interact and collaborate with students and thereby ensure enhanced student engagement.

How to attend live online lecture?

In order to attend the live lectures, follow the given path in the student portal:

Log-in to the student portal → Academic calendar (left-hand side of the portal) → select the link from date → select to attend a session from the pop up on the right-hand side (you can select the particular faculty whose lecture you want to attend).

Download the guidelines available for first-time users

Can I access live lectures on a mobile device\ cellphone?

Yes, you can attend the online sessions on a mobile device\ cellphone, we recommend that you use Wi-Fi connection and not travel while attending lectures. We have a technical support team for assistance during lectures, the number is 0008001001693.

Can I attend these sessions from my home/workplace/office?

Yes, you can attend these sessions from your home/workplace/office subject to availability of necessary IT infrastructure and firewall settings

Is it compulsory to attend the live online lectures?

No, Attendance is not mandatory to attend lectures but highly recommended. In case you have missed the lectures, you will have access to the recordings 48 working hrs post commencement of lectures.

Is there any interaction with the faculty during live online lectures?

Yes, you have a chat option to interact with the faculty during live online lectures

I’m getting “Meeting not in progress “error while trying to access the live online lecture.

This is not an error, kindly access the lectures 15 minutes before the lecture starts to avoid this message. You may book your seat for a particular faculty lecture 1 hour prior to the commencement of the lecture.

Where do I view my E-books/course presentations of the faculty?

The E-books/course presentations of the faculty will be available in the student portal. Follow this path to find the E-books/course presentations:

Log-in to the student portal-> my courses (left side of the portal) -> Select subject from drop down whose lectures have been conducted → Scroll down to learning resources.

What is the duration and timings of the live sessions?

Lectures are conducted live in a virtual classroom environment. Each subject is taught via live online sessions of 8 hours per subject (2hrs *4 sessions) Timings for the same is updated in the Academic Calendar. The information will be sent Via Email and SMS 3-4 days in advance. Academic Calendar is updated on a monthly basis.

When will the recording of the live lectures be uploaded?
  1. The recordings are uploaded 48 working hours after the online lectures are conducted
  2. Log-in to the Student portal -> My courses (left side of the portal) → Select a subject from drop down whose lectures have been conducted → Scroll down to learning resource → download or stream the lecture
  3. Download ARF player as the video files will be supported by the same and can only be played on a laptop or a desktop
  4. You can also visit your Academic Calendar.
How to access recordings of lectures?

In order to access recordings of lectures follow the given path in the student portal:

Log-in to the student portal →My Courses (left side of the portal) → Select a subject from drop down whose lectures have been conducted → Scroll down to learning resources → download or stream the lecture

You can also view the same under Academic Calendar

Download ARF player as the video files will be supported by the same and can only be played on a laptop or a desktop.

There are no recording of my previous semester pending subjects

In order to access recordings of lectures from pending subjects from the previous semester. Follow the given path in the student portal:

Log-in to the student portal → My courses (left side of the portal) -> select subject from drop down whose lectures have been conducted-> scroll down to learning resources-> select last cycle recordings (right side)->download or stream the lecture.

Download ARF player as the video files will be supported by the same and can only be played on a laptop or a desktop.

Can I access Recordings on a mobile device/cell phone?

No, you cannot access and view session recordings on a mobile device\ cell phone. You can only attend online sessions from the mobile application. The session recordings can be viewed and downloaded from the desktop and laptop using an ARF player.

How will I get my queries resolved when I’m watching the recording of the lectures?

Students have an option known as “Post my query” under Student portal→ Academic Calendar. They can ask their queries and the faculty will revert to them within 48 hours.

Follow the path to post your query:

Log-in to the student portal Academic calendar (left-hand side of the portal) -> select the link from date of session already done ->there would a pop up which has a post query option.

How to ask my queries to the faculty?

You can ask your queries using the chat option during the live lecture, as well as using the “Post a query” option, if have additional queries offline.

Follow the path to post your query:

Log-in to the student portal -> Academic calendar (left-hand side of the portal) -> select the link from date of session already done -> there would be a pop up which has a post query option.

When will I get my student portal credentials?

Once your admission is confirmed you will receive the credentials within 48 working hours on your registered email ID

How do I login to my student zone portal once I’ve taken admission for the online and distance learning programs?

You are required to login to your student zone portal with your Sap ID & Password via the link:

http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentportal/

I’m getting “invalid credentials” while logging to the student portal.

You are requested to kindly login to your student zone portal with the correct Sap Id & password. In case you are receiving the message of invalid credentials you are required to kindly use forgot password option to login to your student zone portal.

Once you use forgot password option the updated password will be emailed on your registered mail Id with which you can login to student zone.

I’m getting “Session expired” while logging to the student portal

The error occurs due to few reason:

1. Students need to fill in the feedback form and proceed to the portal and not skip it.

2. Please change the password through student zone > Quick links> Change password.

3. If you have done that already please check your connectivity and firewall settings.

Q. In case my registered e-mail id is incorrect while I have taken admission for the online and distance learning programs what is the process to update my e-mail Id?

A. If you have updated your e-mail id incorrectly at the time of your admission, you need to provide us with the updated e-mail id with the below supporting documents.

Billing address proof copy as updated in our system & record

Government ID card proof

On verification of the above documents, the e-mail id will be updated in our system & you will be able to login to your student zone portal successfully.

How do I update my e-mail Id /shipping address and mobile number?

You can update your e-mail id /mobile/shipping address from the student zone via the update profile link tab.

What is a “Personal Contact Program” and where can I attend this?

Personal Contact Programs are Face to Face sessions conducted by the empanelled faculty of NMIMS Online, at the University Regional Offices. Personal Contact Program aims to include all or any of the following as per the session plan of the course:

  1. Student doubt clearing
  2. Group activity/discussion
  3. Case study discussion

Personal Contact Programs are conducted for 3 hours per course. It will be held at University Regional Offices at Mumbai and Pune.

How can I register for Personal Contact Program?

The student has to visit our website: http://distance.nmims.edu/, login to Student Zone – Academics – PCP Registration and register for Personal Contact Program by paying the then applicable PCP registration fee.

What is the duration for Personal Contact Program?

NMIMS Online offers 3 hours Personal Contact Program per course to its students subject to the payment of prescribed fees and subject to the minimum number of student registration.

What are the advantages of attending the Personal Contact Programs?

Personal Contact Programs are designed for activities like doubt clearing, case study discussion and other group activities related to the course for enhanced student learning.

Is it mandatory to attend Personal Contact Programs?

Though attending the live online session or Personal Contact Program is not mandatory, we strongly recommend our students to attend these sessions in order to get the best learning experience.

What are the features of online Digital Library?

Digital Library facilities are provided for students who are willing to learn beyond books and their registered subjects. Users can access full-text journals online. The contents have been organised in groups for easy access. The search interface allows for easy navigation. Students can access our Digital Library round the clock. Digital library provides user-friendly interfaces to its resources; access to journals, databases, eBooks database, research database, company databases etc.

Logistics

When will I get my study kit?

Once your admission is confirmed & your student number is issued to you, you will receive your study kit & your course material applicable for your program within 10 working days’ time. The study kit will be dispatched either at your shipping address or your Authorised Enrolment Partner which would have chosen while taking your admission.

How will I receive my ID card and fee receipt?

Welcome Kit will be part of your Study kit, which includes [ID card, Fee receipt, Welcome letter and Student Undertaking]

Where do I need to submit the student declaration form once I have received the same in my study kit?

You have to submit the original student undertaking form to your authorised enrolment partner that you have opted at the time of your admission.

I have misplaced my study kit of a particular semester what can be done?

If you have misplaced your study kit you will be required to apply for your duplicate study kit for the particular semester by placing a service request via your student zone portal. The study kit charges will be applicable. You can make the online payment via the student zone portal for the same. Follow the path to raise a request for study kit: Log in to student portal → Student support → service request →Re-Dispatch of Study kit.

How do I opt to receive my study material after I complete my admission procedure?

While you are proceeding with your semester payment via the Apply now link tab which is updated on the website:

http://ngasce.force.com/nmLogin_New?type=registration, you can either opt to receive the study material at your shipping address or your authorised enrolment partner. Once you have chosen the respective the study material will be dispatched accordingly.

In case I want to change my name in my student identity card, what is the process for the same?

In case you have changed your name via the service link which is updated in your student zone portal under the student support link tab. You will be required to apply for duplicate ID card with the revised /updated name. The duplicate id charges with revised name is RS 200/-You can make the online payment towards the same.

Where do I need to collect my semester fee receipts once I have taken admission for our distance learning programs?

Students are required to kindly get in touch with your Authorised Enrolment Partner whom you are mapped to confirm receipt of your semester fee receipts.

Examination

When are the Exams conducted?

There are 4 exam cycles in a year April, June, September and December. Post completion of 6 months in any Academic cycle, students are eligible to appear for the exams in April and September are meant for re-sit (not eligible for students appearing first time in any Semester)

For the MBA (WX) program:

Internal Assignment has 70% credence. Term End Examination has 30% credence. Both components are mandatory. There is no individual passing cut off marks in Assignment however there is individual passing cut off in Term End Examination (40% of 30 = 12 marks). Passing criteria is 50/100

What is the weightage given to Internal Assignment and Term End Examinations?

The Internal Assignments carry, assignment carries 30% weightage and Term End Examination (Multiple Choice Questions + Descriptive type questions) carry 70% weightage. (30 + 70 = 100 Total Marks). Aggregate passing-50%

For the MBA (WX) program:

Internal Assignment has 70% credence. Term End Examination has 30% credence. Both components are mandatory. There is no individual passing cut off marks in Assignment however there is individual passing cut off in Term End Examination (40% of 30 = 12 marks). Passing criteria is 50/100

When are the examinations held for Students enrolled from July 2014 batch onwards?

All exams are conducted at NMIMS Online regional centres or at designated Exam centres nationwide. Students enrolled in Post Graduate Diploma /Diploma program from July 2014 batch onwards have proctored computer-based examination. The pattern of the question paper is composite, wherein 50 marks out of the 70 are reserved for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) and the remaining 20 Marks are reserved for two Descriptive questions of 10 Marks each.

When are the examinations held for Students enrolled before July 2014 batch?

Examinations for Post Graduate Diploma program /Diploma program students, enrolled prior to Jul 2014 batch in old program is conducted in the month of June and December

What is the process of Applying or Registering for Examinations?

Students will have to register online for appearing for the Term End Examination when the window for Exam Registration opens. The exam registration is on first come first serve basis when the online registration window goes live (will be communicated via Email/SMS/Announcement section). Students must not wait till the last minute for exam registration as it could lead to unavailability of preferable exam Centre/time slot. To avoid missing out any important information/announcement/date, students must refer regularly to our Website/Student zone as all latest announcements are mentioned under Student Zone

Student portal → Exams → Exam Registration

What happens if students misses the examination after registering for the exam?

In case you have registered for the examinations & not able to appear or give your examinations on the scheduled date the student will marked “Absent” for that Exam. Kindly note the exam registration fee cannot be refunded or adjusted with the next exam cycle. For e.g.: Student of June 2017 batch fails to appear for examination in 2017 December, he/she can appear for the examination in any of the upcoming examination cycle within the student’s validity period. The same is applicable for assignments too.

What is the Passing criteria?

To be eligible for being declared as “Pass” in any course/subject, student is required to obtain 50% marks on the aggregate of marks obtained in the Internal Assignment and Term End Examination taken together. Please Note: There is no individual cut-off or Individual Passing Criteria. Aggregate marks: 50/100 in each subject. Appearance in both components is mandatory Student Portal → Exams → Exams results → Pass/fail status

How Assignment evaluation is done?

After the closure of the assignment submission due date, the assignment submitted by the students will be sent to the faculties for evaluation. Pls. Note: Since the assignment evaluation is done online by the faculties there is no concept of sharing the checked photocopy of assignment. However, the overall faculty remarks given after evaluation will be shared with the students when assignment result is declared.

Where will I get the Assignment questions?

Assignment questions are uploaded within the Student Zone under Assignment Module. Please Note: For every exam cycle, a fresh set of Assignment Questions would be uploaded on the student zone. The student is expected to download the applicable exam subject assignment question paper and submit the assignment/s through the Assignment Module on or before the last date announced by NMIMS Online for that respective exam cycle. Assignment submitted via email or a hard copy sent to NMIMS Online will not be accepted. Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Exams Assignment (For complete guidelines on assignment)

Is there any assignment fee applicable? (Exam fee is not changed on website)

In each subject, no assignment submission fees will be charged for the first two assignment submission exam attempts. However, from the third assignment submission exam attempt (applicable fees) will be charged per subject per attempt.

How are assignments accessed?
  1. Students are free to refer to any books/reference material/website/internet for attempting their assignments but are not allowed to copy the matter ad-verbatim from the source or reference. Such assignments will be under copy case.
  2. Copying of Assignments from other students/group is strictly not allowed and will be under copy case.
  3. An assignment which falls under copy case: such assignments of the respective subject graded as “zero”. However, these students will be allowed to register and appear for the scheduled Term End Examination.
Assignment status still showing “Not submitted”” even though students have made the submission in the last examination cycle?

Two aspect why you will see this message, if the assignment is not submitted for that particular subject or if the assignment is submitted and last cycle assignment results are not declared and new examination cycle assignments are released. Once results are declared and if the students clears the subject the assignments will automatically disappear from the student’s dash board. Please ensure you check “Previous submissions” to verify when have you submitted the assignments and if you would like to re-submit the same

Note –Best of assignment marks and Latest of term end marks is taken in to consideration.

Will I still be eligible to appear for exams in case I have not submitted the assignments?

Yes, assignment submission is not a pre-requisite to register and appear for the term end examination. Student can register for the Term End Examination without submitting the assignment.

For the MBA (WX) program:

The Re-Sit Term End Examination (100 marks) will be permissible only for maximum two subjects in case the student has failed/missed his Internal Assignment and/or 30 marks term end examination. It will be a scheduled Re-Sit exam timetable with specific date/time slot not flexi schedule.

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Exams Assignment (For complete guidelines on assignment)

Is Assignment Submission a prerequisite to register? & appear for my term end examinations?

No, assignment submission is no longer a prerequisite to register and appear for the Term End Examination. This policy is effective from December 2016 Exam Cycle onwards which will be applicable to all students. However, Assignment submission is a mandatory component along with Term ends.

For the MBA (WX) program:

The Re-Sit Term End Examination (100 marks) will be permissible only for maximum of two subjects in case the student has failed/missed his Internal Assignment and/or 30 marks term end examination. It will be a scheduled Re-Sit exam timetable with specific date/time slot not flexi schedule.

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Exams Assignment (For complete guidelines on assignment)

Can a student appear for exam first and submit the assignment later?

Yes, Student can appear for Exams and then submit the Assignment. However, both components are equally important for result declaration and results would be on hold till the time assignment is not submitted.

For the MBA (WX) program:

Internal Assignment is a mandatory component. In every Term, there would be a total of 10 internal assignments (10 marks each) in each subject. Internal Assignment will be made live after the end of every academic lecture every day or before the start of the next lecture and student will have to attempt it as per the date/time of submission announced by NMIMS Online. Best of 7 will be taken as Internal Assignment has 70% credence. In case the student has missed submitting any assignment/s for reasons whatsoever, no resubmission is possible. The student will have to appear for 100 marks Term End Examination Maximum two subjects only.

In case I have submitted my assignments for a particular exam cycle & do not wish to re-submit my assignments then would my previous exam cycle’s assignments marks be carried forward?

Yes, assignment marks are carried forward in case you have submitted your Assignment for a particular exam cycle and do not wish to re-submit your Assignment once again. In case the student re-submits the assignments then best of assignment marks will be considered. It is solely at the discretion of the student whether they wish to submit their assignments again for the next exam cycle.

In case I have submitted my Assignment and wish to re-submit my Assignments to improve my marks can I do so?

If you clear a particular subject, you cannot re-submit the assignment neither you can appear for the term end exam. However, if you have not cleared the subject you can re-submit your assignments. Best of assignment marks would be considered at the time of result declaration.

When is student given grace marks?

A candidate failing in one or more subject/s in a semester is given up to 2 percent of the marks on the aggregate marks of that subject, in which he/she has appeared in the said examination to enable him/her to pass the subject. (2% of 100 = 2 marks only in each subject & not more than 2).

When are the results declared?

The results are generally declared within four to six weeks after the last date of term end examinations under student zone

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Exams

How can a student view his/her previous assignment and term end exam marks?

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Exams Marks History

Can student apply for Assignment Revaluation?

Yes a Student can apply for revaluation. Please note: Applying for revaluation does not indicate that the marks would increase than the original score. It could remain same, increase or even decrease than the original score. Revaluation Fees is Rs.1,000/- per subject. Student can apply and pay the prescribed revaluation fees through student zone

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Student Support Service request

Note: There is no revaluation done for copy case.

Slots not available while registering for the exams even though the window is live?

Exam registration is done on first come first serve basis, so if a student is not able to see any slots available for that particular time or day it’s because that the slots are full for that day and time.

Fees applicable for Exam registration?

Exam fees are charged at Rs 600 per subject per attempt.

What is the process of applying or registering for Examinations?

Students will have to register online for appearing for the Term End Examination when the window for Exam Registration opens. The exam registration is on a first come first serve basis when the online registration window goes live (will be communicated via Email/SMS/Announcement section). Students must not wait till the last minute for exam registration as it could lead to unavailability of preferable exam Centre/time slot. To avoid missing out any important information/announcement/date, students must refer regularly to our Website/Student zone as all latest announcements are mentioned under Student Zone

Student portal → Exams → Exam Registration

Which are the Exam Centre’s for Re-Sit Term End Examination?

Re-Sit Exams in April/Sept. will be conducted only at seven cities where NMIMS University has its own Campus / NMIMS Regional Offices i.e. Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad and Kolkata. For Re-Sit exams there will be no additional exam centre provided apart from the mentioned cities/location.

Students enrolled in which program qualify for the Re-Sit Exam?

Students enrolled only in Post Graduate (PG) program (New Course) and Diploma program (New Course) from July 2014 onwards and students enrolled in all Certificate program would qualify for the Re- Sit Term End Examination.

Students enrolled in which program would not qualify for the Re-Sit Exam?

Students enrolled in Post Graduate (PG) program (Old Course), Diploma program (Old Course) prior to July 2014 and who have offline mode of examination would not qualify for the Re-Sit Term End Examination. Re-Sit Exam is not for offline exam mode students.

Can student directly appear for Re-Sit Term End Examination?

Student can directly appear for Re-Sit Exams, but needs to complete minimum six months in each semester after enrolment in a semester. For e.g. student enrolling in (January Batch) will be eligible to appear for the first term end examination only in June and not for April, Re-Sit examination and student enrolling in (July Batch) will be eligible to appear for the first term end examination only in December and not for September, Re-Sit examination.

What is the eligibility criteria for Re-Sit Term End Examination?

To be eligible for the Re-Sit Term End Examination every student is expected to complete minimum six months in a semester after enrolment in a semester.

Does student need to register for Re-Sit Term End Examination?

Yes. The student needs to register online for the Re-Sit Term End Examination. The exam registration is on first come first serve basis when the online window for Re-Sit Term End Exam opens. Student must not wait till last minute for exam registration as it could lead to unavailability of preferable exam centre/date/time slot as seats are limited.

Is the Exam schedule are Flexi schedule?

Exams has flexi schedule and is schedule over three weekends, three days (Fri/Sat/Sun) and would be conducted in three exam time slots i.e. 3 weekends x 3 days x 3 exam time slot. The student is free to choose the Exam Centre, Exam Day/Date/Time over three weekends based on his/her preference and appear for the examination. There is no fixed date and subject examination timetable for exams.

How many subject exams can a student appear in a day?

Student has choice to appear for one/two or maximum three subject exams in a day, subject to exam date/exam timeslot/exam centre availability.

Can I give Exams from abroad?

No, we don’t conduct exams abroad, we have our examination Centre’s in India

Where can semester 4 student find project details?

Project is one of the mandatory subjects of Semester – IV (Marks out of 100) Student needs to make their own project as per the guidelines are given, the topic needs to be chosen by the students which should be related to their specialisation.

It is mandatory for the student to refer to the Website/Student Zone for the latest Project Preparation Guidelines and refer to the last date of Project submission as announced by NMIMS Online for the respective Exam Cycle. Nonsubmission of Project/failure in Project will lead to non-completion of program.

Student Portal → Exams → Exam registration

How does a student go ahead with project submission?

Semester – IV PG students have to register for the Project. Exam Registration for the Project will be Online. Student will have to register for the Project along with Term End Examination registration for scheduled Exam Cycle when the Exam Registration Window opens. No project sent in hardcopy or by email will be accepted.

Student Portal→ Exams → Project submission.

Can I have full name of my parents /spouse name on my final certificate?

Only the first name of both the parents will be reflected on the mark sheets and final certificate.

How do I get my mark sheets and Final certificate?

Students who want a hard copy of the mark sheet need to raise a Service request through the student portal

Student portal → Student support → Service Request→ Issuance of mark sheet / Final certificate.

You can opt to get the same delivered to your shipping address or collect the same from your regional office. You will get a confirmation email once the documents are generated.

*Charges applicable wherever required

Will Distance learning be mentioned on the final Certificate/ Mark sheets?

Distance learning will not be mentioned on the final certificate. You will be issued with the final certificate from NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education.

What is the process of getting a “Transcript”?

A student will have to raise a Service request for Transcript. Three copies of Transcript will be issued. For every additional extra copy there will be charge of Rs. 300/-

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Student Support Service request

What is the Escalation matrix?

To ensure that all queries and concerns are addressed on time we encourage students to follow the below escalation matrix:

  1. Toll-Free number 1800-1025-136 is Operational Mon-Sat (9 am-7 pm)
  2. Service Request module- Helps you to raise an online request and the same is monitored to ensure the query is closed on time. Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Student Support Service request
  3. Cases- Will help you to raise a query/concern online and the same is directed to the respective team/function.

Link: http://studentzone-ngasce.nmims.edu/studentzone/ Student Support Contact Us
Link: http://distance.nmims.edu/help-and-support.html#writeUs (Doesn’t have Student credentials)

What if I feel my query is not responded as per my expectation and want to escalate things further?

You can write in your concern with complete synopsis to Nelson Soans- Head Student Services at nelson.soans@nmims.edu

What is the student support working hours?

Student support operational Mon-Sat (9 am-7 pm)

Once a query is raised how soon will there be a response?

A query will be responded within minimum 24 hrs.

Student Support

What if I feel my query is not responded as per my expectation and want to escalate things further?

You can write in your concern with complete synopsis to Nelson Soans- Head Student Services at nelson.soans@nmims.edu

What is the student support working hours?

Student support operational Mon-Sat (9 am-7 pm)

Once a query is raised how soon will there be a response?

A query will be responded within minimum 24 hrs.

General

What is NMIMS Online?

NMIMS Global Access – School for Continuing Education, (NGA-SCE) is one of the 13 schools of NMIMS University offering Post Graduate Diploma Programs, Diploma, Certificate Programs. Professional Programs, MBA (WX) and M.Sc. Applied Finance programs in distance learning mode.

What are the duration of various programs offered by NMIMS Online?

NGA-SCE offers 6 months Certificate program, 1-year Diploma Programs, 2 years Post Graduate Diploma Program, 15-month MBA (WX) program, 1-year Professional programs and 2-year M.Sc. Applied Finance in various specialisations. To know more about the specialisation offered, kindly visit the  link: http://distance.nmims.edu/programs.html

What is the recognition of programs offered by NMIMS Online?

NMIMS has been granted Category 1 Autonomy by the University Grants Commission of India. With this blanket approval, we are authorised to offer programs without approval of the commission, as we deem fit.

Is NMIMS University a member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU)?

NMIMS University, our parent body, is a member of AIU.

Link: http://www.aiuweb.org/members/memberss.asp

What is the ranking/awards for programs under NMIMS Online?

Zee Business ranks NMIMS School of Distance Learning second in its ranking of the Top 10 B-Schools offering Management Programs in Distance Learning Mode consecutively for 2 years.
According to, the DNA-Indus Learning 2012 Survey NMIMS School of Distance Learning ranks 5th in the top distance learning institutes in India that have leveraged methodology, technology, faculty and infrastructure to provide the best learning experience. 

Our LinkedIn page was recognised as the best page for content on thought leadership by LinkedIn India in 2019.

What is the difference between PG and MBA?

There is almost no difference between PGDM and MBA but if we look at the basics, PGDM is a diploma awarded by autonomous institutions, whereas MBA is a degree program which is offered by a University or a college.

Am I eligible for Government jobs after completion of PG Diploma programs from NMIMS Online?

You need to check the eligibility criteria before enrolling for distance learning.

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